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Reported: USCIS hiring freeze for positions related to programs for legal immigrants

  1. Original Date Announced

    February 24, 2020

    Reported: USCIS continues to run background checks but has stopped on-boarding new staff for positions related to legal immigrants. Potential hires said they are left in limbo with little clarification of their status, following a USCIS hiring surge for asylum-related positions. [ID #666]

    Trump Freezes Hiring for Immigrant Services

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Immigrant Visas
Agencies Affected: USCIS


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